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The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Software Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 93 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 19 13 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.24% 0.98% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.07% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £42,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.35% +9.52% -12.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £64,375 £56,250
90th Percentile - £72,250 -
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.04% +2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,413 1,219 801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.11% 91.93% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 827 848 551
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,850 £32,250
25th Percentile £38,691 £37,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,575 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Glasgow

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Lead Software Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Azure
3 14 (73.68%) Agile
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) Google
4 13 (68.42%) AWS
4 13 (68.42%) GCP
5 12 (63.16%) React
5 12 (63.16%) RxJS
5 12 (63.16%) Cloud Native
5 12 (63.16%) Redux
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Core
5 12 (63.16%) Architectural Design
5 12 (63.16%) Product Management
5 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
5 12 (63.16%) Redis
5 12 (63.16%) Machine Learning
5 12 (63.16%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (63.16%) TypeScript
5 12 (63.16%) Docker
5 12 (63.16%) Artificial Intelligence
5 12 (63.16%) Logistics
5 12 (63.16%) Refactoring
5 12 (63.16%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (63.16%) MySQL
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (63.16%) OOP

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Azure
2 13 (68.42%) AWS
2 13 (68.42%) GCP
3 12 (63.16%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
1 12 (63.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Core
2 12 (63.16%) React
2 12 (63.16%) Redux
2 12 (63.16%) RxJS
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Core
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) Agile
3 12 (63.16%) Architectural Design
3 12 (63.16%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (63.16%) Logistics
3 12 (63.16%) Machine Learning
3 12 (63.16%) OOP
3 12 (63.16%) Product Management
3 12 (63.16%) Refactoring
4 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
5 8 (42.11%) Line Management
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Development
7 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) UX Design
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Google